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The Truth is True

I stumbled upon an excellent article yesterday in The New York Times Sunday Review entitled “Biased but Brilliant.” The author, Cordelia Fine, a senior research associate at the Melbourne Business School, points to research showing that confirmation bias – the … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XIX

“Let us conceive of gratitude in its largest, most beautiful sense, that if we receive any kindness we are debtor, not merely to one man, but to the whole world. As we are each day indebted to thousands for the … Continue reading

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Beatific Vision

“Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and he who would be blessed and happy should be from the first a partaker of truth, for then he can be trusted.” ~ Plato I’ve … Continue reading

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Understand your Beliefs

“There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.” ~ Frank A Clark One of my greatest daily pleasures is driving my eldest son to school. Like every five year … Continue reading

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Parenthood, Character and You

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”  – Anne Frank There is nothing like parenthood.  It is an opportunity to distill … Continue reading

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